Weddings are certainly unforgettable days in our lives. However, no matter how happy an event may be, it goes without saying that it also brings with itself a lot of responsibility and a little bit of discomfort and even stress. Nevertheless, you can make things easier if you break down the responsibility into parts. For instance, you can start by dividing the tasks into two parts, those you can sort out yourself, and those you should leave to professionals.

To that end, check out this list and find out about the things you can DIY and those that need a rather professional touch.

Things you should leave to a professional

There are a great number of things you can do yourself for the wedding, but there are also certain things that you should hire a specialist for and thus be on the safe side.


Weddings are one of the happiest moments in your life, so you should definitely capture these moments that you will always want to remember with pleasure. Exactly due to this reason, there are many people who specialize in this field. Therefore, make sure you get a professional photography package that will encapsulate these special moments in the best way possible. This way, you will ensure the premium quality of your day that will keep enchanting you every time you go back to your photo album.


Food is the next aspect of your wedding that you should really spare yourself the fuss, and leave it to the professionals, to be on the safe side. This is mainly because you should have an eclectic food menu, for there will be many people with different preferences, which would thus make it difficult for you to live up to all their tastes, and the second reason is that it would take you too much time and effort and make you overly exhausted for the wedding. If you take all this into account, it may definitely be the safest option to leave it to the specialists in food.

Makeup and hair

Makeup and hair is indeed a special aspect of your wedding appearance, so make sure it is suitable for an event such as this one. In this way, it is highly recommended that your hair be someone who will give it a professional touch.

Things you can DIY

There are so many different things you can actually DIY for your wedding. Not only will you do them with pleasure and joy, but you will also save much of your money. Things such as brooch bouquets, wedding invitations, table numbers, ornament chairs, and decoration in general, are only some of the things you can take on yourself.

Brooch bouquet

A brooch bouquet is indeed a special item and a must for your wedding. Fortunately, instead of paying a lot of money for one, why not make it all by yourself? Not only that, you can give it your personal touch and this will also be one of the sweet things that you will certainly always remember gladly. While making one, make sure you use the colors that match the style and colors of your wedding and thus strike a perfect balance.

Wedding invitations

Wedding invitations are the next aspect of your wedding that you can turn into a project of your personal creation. What is more, you don’t need to be an expert in making wedding invitations, instead, you can give it your personal touch and make it unique and delightful. It will certainly be different from the traditional ones which will surely delight your invitees!

Gilded table numbers and chair ornamentation

You can easily make your guests’ places more special and even give them a sense of grandeur. The good thing about it is that you can achieve all this by yourself. For instance, you can use a golden spray and color the table numbers, which will make your guests feel special. Likewise, you can add some glitter and sequins and make them look really amazing.

On the other hand, you can also do the chair ornamentation part, where you can add flourish decorations on the chairs and thus make them welcoming and sweet. Similarly, you can add your decorative touch to the tables as well. For instance, you can add rustic candle holders and fragrant candles, which will give your wedding a really fragrant and special sense.

There are so many things you can do to make sure your wedding is the one all your guests and you will always remember. To that end, follow the ideas from this list that you find most suitable for you and make your wedding special!


Northern girl Laura is the epitome of a true entrepreneur. Laura’s spirit for adventure and passion for people blaze through House of Coco. She founded House of Coco in 2014 and has grown it in to an internationally recognised brand whilst having a lot of fun along the way. Travel is in her DNA and she is a true visionary and a global citizen.

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